ISI Objectives & Mission

ISI Objectives

The ISI Objectives are:

  1. To enhance the ISI’s support of the international statistical community;
  2. To promote and disseminate research and best practice in the statistical sciences;
  3. To promote and disseminate research and best practice in all forms of statistics education;
  4. To establish an appropriate role for the ISI promoting public awareness of good statistical practice and its value to the community, and in supporting good practice;
  5. To enhance the ISI’s support for the statistical community in developing countries;
  6. To broaden the range of areas of application in which the ISI is making worthwhile contribution;
  7. To define and institute a constructive role for the ISI in supporting the development of young statisticians, and in encouraging the ongoing participation of older members;
  8. To put the ISI and its Sections on a sound financial footing.

ISI Mission:

The ISI Mission is to promote the understanding, development and good practice of statistics worldwide. The ISI will pursue its mission by:

  1. Promoting excellence in statistical research and research training;
  2. Promoting excellence in statistical education;
  3. Promoting excellence in the practice of Statistics;
  4. Supporting the international statistical community in promoting the establishment and maintenance of sound statistical institutions;
  5. Fostering the appreciation in governments and the public at large of the true value of Statistics and statistical methods to all aspects of human endeavour
  6. Facilitating collaboration among diverse groups of ISI members, and among statistical societies and other national and international organisations having statistical interests;
  7. Providing coordinating services, such as a broad-based website, the biennial Sessions, appropriate publications, promotion of professional standards, outreach programs, and affiliation with other international bodies;
  8. Continually evolving and developing new initiatives to maintain leadership of an evolving discipline in changing environments.